Man seeks audience with president on minority rights
SEE ALSO :Lonyangapuo gets tough on lazy staffHe said he planned to go to Kitale to board a bus for Nairobi and that he had high hopes of meeting the President. “Minority communities since 1895 up to 2019 are still suffering yet they are considered Kenyans. We are Kenyans and we were born here. We demand our rights," said Mr Rotich He claimed that the ethnic Sengwer, Awei, Yaaku, Ogiek, Ilchamus, Endosis, Bongomek and Elmolo had been sidelined in development, employment and nomination to leadership roles. Rotich asked the President and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to use the 'handshake' to support the groups. The Sengwer community has a population of 50,000 in West Pokot.